Concord News

Kiwanis Club aids Tree of Lights campaign

The Kiwanis Club of South County, with assistance from members of the Mehlville and Oakville high school Key Clubs, recently spent a day ringing the bell for the Salvation Army’s Tree of Lights campaign. The Kiwanis Club sponsors the Key Clubs at the two high schools. Pictured, from left, are Greg Davidson and Sam Gandhi

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Filing for April election starts Dec. 12

Staff Report Candidate filing will begin next week for municipal offices and school board positions up for election April 3. Up for election are the Sunset Hills mayoral post currently held by Pat Fribis, aldermanic seats in Crestwood, Green Park and Sunset Hills, plus seats on the Lindbergh and Mehlville boards of education. Two seats

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Auto dealer seeks rezoning from county

The county Planning Commission is scheduled to conduct a public hearing next week on a request by an auto dealer for a change in commercial zoning along Baptist Church Road. The planning panel will meet for the hearing at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11, in the County Council Chambers at the Administration Building at 41

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Santa arrives in south county

The arrival of Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus by helicopter last Friday at the Concord Plaza Shopping Center delighted hundreds of youngsters and their parents. The unseasonably warm weather was an added bonus for the 30th annual event, as children lined up to have their photo taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus and receive a

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Mehlville firefighters’ union pledges to work with fire board

Spirit of cooperation ushers in new era at fire district By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Above: Mehlville Fire Protection District Capt. Ty Cardona, left, shop steward of Mehlville Local 2665 of the International Association of Fire Fighters, shakes hands with Board of Directors Chairman Aaron Hilmer, signaling a new era of cooperation between the

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Series of hearings scheduled on county’s proposed budget

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com County Executive Steve Stenger delivered his $696 million recommended 2018 county budget to the County Council last week, the first budget that incorporates money from the Proposition P sales tax that dramatically increases spending for the Police Department. The council plans to expand the number of hearings held on

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County Council majority sues Stenger

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Pictured: County Executive Steve Stenger, second from left, listens to Rep. Bob Burns, D-Affton, address the council Oct. 17, left to right: 5th District Councilman Pat Dolan, D-Richmond Heights, Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, 1st District Councilwoman Hazel Erby and 4th District Councilwoman Rochelle Walton Gray, D-Black Jack. Photo

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